Poverty fuels terror

17 September 2007 at 5:19 pm | Posted in Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Prize, Poverty, Sydney Peace Prize | Leave a comment

“You can never win a war against terror as long as there are conditions in the world that make people desperate — poverty, disease, ignorance, et cetera.”

In an interview with CNN, Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu said poverty fuels the war on terror.

“I think people are beginning to realize that you can’t have pockets of prosperity in one part of the world and huge deserts of poverty and deprivation and think that you can have a stable and secure world,” the 1999 Sydney Peace Prize recipient told CNN.


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